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Another fake Twitter spam

July 31st 2011 in Uncategorized


It’s obvious when you hover over the hyperlink that you won’t end up at Twitter if you click on the hyperlink. 

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Source: http://xylibox.blogspot.com/2011/07/trojanfakeavlvt.html An important take-away from this article is that the fake AV studied can search out and replace via impersonation legitimate antivirus software that is installed on the user’s computer.  Scary as that sounds, there are obvious signs to the experienced eye that something is wrong, as you will see from the screenshots. […]

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